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China's cyber ops turn against Russia? Cyber security marketplace news. US budget, cyber action plan out.

THE CYBERWIRE (Wednesday, February 10, 2016) — Nation-state hacking continues to roil international relations. Kaspersky thinks, on the basis of an upswing in "Chinese-speaking APTs," that China's shifting its attention from US to Russian target sets. For his part, US DNI Clapper says Chinese cyber espionage against American targets continues unabated — he characterizes the data theft as a "hemorrhage." Read more.

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Daily Podcast 2.10.16

Chinese cyber ops hit Russian &US targets. FBI & DHS doxing investigation continues. "Metel" may have manipulated regional currency exchange? And more…

We consider a possible shift in China's cyber espionage interests. Investigation into FBI & DHS doxing continues. "Metel" may have manipulated a regional currency exchange. And Joe Carrigan from JHUISI talks about privacy implications of some high-profile data breaches.

Today's Daily Podcast made possible by the generous support of the Betamore, and the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute.

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Week-in-Review Podcast 2.5.16

DDoS and ransomware. Malware gets more evasive. Global threat trends. Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbor. And more.

We discuss trends in cyber crime, what some of the big state actors in cyberspace have in the works, countries trying to balance privacy and security, and take a look at the marketplace. We hear about threat data sharing from the UMD's Markus Rauschecker, and about end-to-end encryption from Virtru's Will Ackerly.

This Week-in-Review Podcast made possible by the generous support of Digital Harbor Foundation, and the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute.

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Latest Interview
Joe Weiss

Joe Weiss

Managing Partner, Applied Control Solutions, and Managing Director, ISA99

January 14, 2016 — Joe Weiss, industrial control systems security expert and Managing Partner of Applied Control Solutions, talks about the challenges of securing the electrical grid, and why concerns about cyber attacks on industrial control systems are more than fear, uncertainty, and dread. Read more.

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IoT Security Foundation Conference

December 1, 2015 London, England, UK

December 1, 2015, saw the inaugural IoT Security Foundation Conference, held at the Royal Society in London. The IoT Security Foundation, an international, collaborative, vendor-neutral, not-for-profit organization, "aspires to be the expert resource for sharing knowledge, best practice, and advice." The Foundation's mission is "to make the Internet of Things secure, to aid its adoption and maximize its benefits," in short, "make it safe to connect." Security of IoT deployment was the conference's focus. The motivation for that focus was clear: raise the general standard of industry practice. Read more.

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